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Diplomas, Bachelor and Masters in Emergency Response and Risk Management, Major in Maritime Industries

Bachelor of Emergency Response & Risk Management, Major in Martime Industries

The Bachelor, Diploma & Advanced Diploma Level Programme in Emergency Response & Risk Management are geared to individuals who want to position themselves for success in a public safety or related career. They recognize that getting a bachelor’s degree will give them a competitive edge, when combined with professional, volunteer, or internship experience. They typically are interested in making a difference in the world, solving problems and leading.

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“Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.”

Robert Henri

Why do a Bachelor of ERRM?

Prospective emergency services students include:

  • Those who have little or no professional public safety experience, but plan to pursue a career in emergency services administration
  • Public safety professionals, including police officers, EMTs and active and veteran military members, who seek education to expand or hone their knowledge and skills and position themselves for career advancement
  • Professionals in related fields who want to help their organization with emergency preparedness or make a career change
  • Undergraduates working toward a bachelor’s degree in a related subject, e.g., public health, nursing and environmental sciences, who want to complete a minor or second major in a related discipline

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

— Jacques Cousteau

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Study Pathway – Martime Industries major

Students may enrol into the Bachelor of Emergency Response & Risk Management directly with an IELTS score of 6 or equivalent and suitable work experience. Should a student successfully complete the first year of the Bachelor programme but discontinue they may exit with the Diploma (L4) in Emergency Response & Risk Management. Students who successfully complete the first two years of the Bachelor programme and discontinue their studies, may exit the programme with an Advanced Diploma (L5) in Emergency Response & Risk Management. Additionally, students may enrol into the Level 4 Diploma in Emergency Response & Risk Management directly and proceed to the Level 5 Advanced Diploma once the Level 4 programme is completed as individual programmes of study, i.e. without enrolling into the Bachelor programme.

Entry Requirements

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Required Courses for the Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor & Masters

Diploma Level 4Advanced Diploma
Level 5
Bachelor Level 6
(third year)
Level 7
Major Emergency Management At SeaMaritime Crisis Management TeamsCommunity Vulnerability and ResilienceMaritime Safety and Environmental Administration
Marine Accident Investigation and Marine InsuranceRelative Response Team, Theory and PracticeStrategic ManagementOcean Sustainability, Governance and Management
On Scene Commander AssessmentBusiness Continuity PlanningDisaster Recovery and ReconstructionLeadership Principles and Practices
Maritime Emergency Response PrinciplesHuman Elements and Leadership, Operation LevelHuman Elements and Leadership, Management LevelMaritime Operations and Insurance
Maritime Safety Policies and RegulationsMedia Support Team StrategiesMaritime Logistics ManagementLeadership in Times of Crisis: Maritime Industry Case Studies
Watch KeepingReporting and Liaising with Stakeholders, case studiesDisaster Risk CommunicationQualitative Research Methods
NavigationDisaster Risk Management PlanningCommunity-Based Disaster Risk ManagementQuantitative Research Methods
Harbor Entry and ExitIncident Action Plans: Theory and Practice, practical applicationsResearch MethodologiesTechnological Advances in Ship Navigation and Safety Systems
ProjectProject – Maritime Emergency Response PlanningProject – Maritime Emergency Response LeadershipMaritime Emergency Management Project and Portfolio

Enrollment Form

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